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Published: 2018-10-25
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An illustrated atlas for male genitalia of the New World Polistes Latreille, 1802 (Vespidae: Polistinae)

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Coordenação de Biodiversidade, Av. André Araújo, 2936, 69067-375, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Coordenação de Biodiversidade, Av. André Araújo, 2936, 69067-375, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.
Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana, Dept. de Ciências Biológicas, Museu Zoologia, Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil.
American Museum of Natural History, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York-NY 10024, USA.
Hymenoptera aedeagus cuspis digitus paramere social wasps


The male genitalia of 58 species of the New World Polistes are described: 29 of Polistes (Aphanilopterus), 12 of Polistes (Epicnemius), 13 of Polistes (Fuscopolistes), one of Polistes (Onerarius) and three of Polistes (Palisotius). Comments and remarks are also provided.



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